It’s a lot, and you can’t possibly handle it all. But you’ll definitely have fun trying. Step lively and try to tackle the biggest local LGBT events calendar. Here’s your Gay Agenda.
Friday, Oct. 9
GLUE Weekend Registration Party (top photo). Gear. Leather. Uniform. Etc. Get in on it all weekend @ Ripcord, 9 p.m.
Flex Friday. The hot guys and drag you love @ F Bar, 8 p.m. Get there early for Belevedere Happy Hour, 5 p.m.
Stripper Circus. The new weekly club concept hits hard, and yes it’s exactly like it sounds. Hot men, performers and surprises @ South Beach, 9 p.m.
Latin Ladies Night with DJ Kittie. Get with Houston’s lesbian crowd (and their guy friends up in the Heights @ Pearl Bar, 10 p.m.
Viernes Noche Latina offers up two-steppin’ and line-dancin’ in the legendary Esquire Ballroom @ Neon Boots, 9 p.m.
Bright Lights Friday Nights. DJ beats and shower boys get you all wet to kick off your weekend @ Meteor, 9 p.m.
Fantasy Friday. Tanya Hyde leads the drag cast @ TC’s Showbar, 11 p.m.
Fetish Friday. If it turns your crank, they’re doing it @ Eagle Houston, 4 p.m. – 2 a.m.
Boys and Men. You know you love it @ JR’s and Mining Company’s Cockfight.
Dance Your Booty Off and get moving on the floor @ Blur, 10 p.m.
Beats, beers and boys puts the party in your pocket and the gay in your Friday @ Bayou City Bar & Grill, all day.
Saturday, Oct. 10
Bruce Vilanch (middle photo). The humor you didn’t know was behind shows you love, and the big gay mouth behind much of the humor you did, returns to Houston with a performance and meet-greet. Catch his fabulosity to benefit Bunnies on the Bayou @ Crocker Bar, 8 p.m. Stick around, y'all. It's Shake Up Saturday up in this trailer @ Crocker Bar, 9 p.m.
Houston Coming Out Party. Two-day event featuring performances, auctions and tons of fun stars with an open bar and drag revue hosted by Kofi @ Jaguar Houston Central, 6 p.m.
Bianca del Rio. You love her, and she’s back. The “RuPaul’s Drag Race” winner returns to the scene of her last local slaying @ South Beach, 9 p.m.
GLUE Weekend. Full day of events includes Mr. Third Coast Leather @ Ripcord, 9 p.m.
Carnival Saturday. The Shower Boys leave a wet spot on your weekend with a circus theme and DJ beats to move your feets @ Meteor, 9 p.m.
F Xperience with DJ Tad Dvorak. And drag. And go-go boys. Join the crowd @ F Bar, 9 p.m.
Sound Factory Saturday. One, two, you know what to do @ Guava Lamp, 9 p.m.
Dangerous Disco. Thumping beats and men men men. Don’t stop ‘til you get enough @ Eagle Houston, 12 noon – 2 a.m.
Ladies & Gents. The lesbians know what’s up for all the gay women and their male friends @ Pearl Bar, 10 p.m.
Party time. Excellent. Slip into something that will warm your gay heart @ Bayou City Bar & Grill, all day.
DJ beats get you moving on the dance floor @ Blur, 10 p.m.
Drag divas never really end when it’s cheap drinks and Showgurlz @ TC’s Showbar, 11 p.m.
Scruffy Saturday. Cruise on over with DJ beats and hot male dancers @ Mining Company, 9 p.m.
Fruit loop. No weekend is complete without a stop in for a few laps around the loop and a drink or five while eyeing the go-go boys @ JR’s, all day.
Sunday, Oct. 11
Dangerous Disco (bottom photo). Thumping beats and high spirits to start, plus you know there's some Texans football. Because JJ. Don’t stop ‘til you get enough @ Eagle Houston, 12 noon – 2 a.m.
Houston Coming Out Party. Two-day event featuring performances, auctions, open bars, dancing and tons of fun continues today with brunch and Tea Dance @ 5134 N. Braeswood, 11 a.m.
Legends does fierce, fabulous fun with Dina Jacobs, Billie Jean, Tasha Kohl, Lawanda Jackson, and Tisch DeWilliams @ Meteor (bottom photo), 9 p.m.
Retox Sunday shuts down your weekend. These queens know what you need, and you’re going to get it @ F Bar, 6 p.m. And Sunday night is always F Latin Divas.
Sunday Showtunes puts a rough-and-ready, leather-Levis spin on your usual gay musical fascination @ Ripcord, 3 p.m.
Sunday Lounge. Kick back and do the Sunday do: As little as possible and look good doing it @ Guava Lamp, 10 p.m. Lounge doors for day drinking at 4 p.m.
Sunday Fun Day. Whether you go for the karaoke, the rowdy patrons or what some call the best Sunday in town, get down @ Crocker Bar, 12:30 p.m.
Sunday Funday Crawfish parties until you absolutely have to go home and start your workweek. Crawfish and drink specials @ Bayou City Bar & Grill, 12 noon – 9 p.m.
Sunday Fun Day Drag Show with Kofi and the girls and all of Houston’s ready-to-party gay boys @ JR’s. All day bar, evening drag.
All Star Sunday. Alexis Nicole Whitney corrals the queens and closes out your weekend with a showstopper that you have to see to believe @ TC’s Showbar, 11 p.m.
Hot Mess Sunday with Deejay Pollo and Ricky Lee and Houston’s hottest Spanish-English video remix set @ Blur, 10:30 p.m.
Men At Work with trash disco by DJ Danny G and drink specials @ Mining Company, all day.